Elizabeth C. Willis

27 March 1808–28 September 1889 (Age 81)
Long Island, New York, United States

The Life of Elizabeth C.

When Elizabeth C. Willis was born on 27 March 1808, in Long Island, New York, United States, her father, Charles Willis Sr., was 54 and her mother, Hannah Whitson, was 29. She married Hicks Albertson in 1828. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in North Hempstead, Queens, New York, United States in 1850. She died on 28 September 1889, at the age of 81, and was buried in Westbury, North Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States.

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Hicks Albertson
Elizabeth C. Willis
Marriage: 1828
Hannah Albertson
Phebe Albertson
Sarah W Albertson
Mary Pearsall
Emily Albertson
Hicks Albertson
Benjamin Albertson
Louisa Albertson

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    Hannah Albertson



    Sarah W Albertson



    Emily Albertson


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World Events (8)


Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 19

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Albertson in household of Hicks Albertson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Albertson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth C. Willis Albertson, "Find A Grave Index"

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